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Catherine Cowan - Portal Legal Adviser for the MOJ Team

Cath’s journey with Carpenters started in 2010 and during her time at Carpenters she has progressed through the ranks to her current role, a portal legal adviser for the MOJ Team.


The beginning

I Joined Carpenters as an office junior working on Tristan Wright’s team

September 2010

Experiencing different roles and environments

Not long after starting I was asked to help cover reception at our Head Office Leonard House. Within 6 months I was moved over to our Priory House office reception desk.

January - March 2011

Promotion to Coordinator

After some hard work I was promoted to Stage 1 Coordinator within the Stage 1 team.

July 2011

Learning is always well-supported

With the support of Carpenters I applied myself and achieved NVQ Level 2 in Business and Administration.

July 2011

So many opportunities

I set my sights on another role within the business and worked hard to earn a promotion to Litigation Executive for the Uninsured Loss Recovery (ULR) Team.

May 2012

Qualifications are encouraged

With the firms backing I achieved a CILEx Level 6 Certificate in Law (Contract Law) qualification

June 2012

Continuing to climb the ladder

After some years in my previous role I was offered the opportunity to progress further as a Portal Legal Adviser for the MOJ Team, my current role.

September 2015

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